Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
, this over albuquerque, new mexico, nearly 500 balloons launched during a balloon fiesta, shapes and colors, wowed the smallest onlookers from sam the funny fan to sim bah the lion king. >> the quiet weather kept the balloons from straying too far. it looked cool. a photographer's paradise, no doubt. >>> today it is columbus day, you know that, many of you might have the day off. we will take you downtown, and show you how the mayor and officials got the holiday started. details coming up.